Frequently Asked Questions

Frequent Questions

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Can I order samples?

Yes! We provide a free sample pack with a few randomly selected calling cards. We also include a sample printed on the upgradable, double thick, 220# (600 gsm) stock. If you'd like a specific template, let us know and we'll include it. Visit our sample page to order samples.

Do you ship outside the United States?

Yes! We gladly ship worldwide. Although rare, taxes or customs fees may be required to obtain your item. More information on shipping.

What are the differences between a calling card and a business card?

Physically, calling cards and business cards are essentially the same. However, a calling card is designed to focus less on the business and more on the person. It's aim is to be an introduction to you as an individual and not you as an employee. Read more about our philosophy on Calling Cards →

I'd like to print my own design or add a logo. Is this possible?

Absolutely! We love printing our pre-designed calling card layouts, but we also print many fully custom jobs as well. Fill out our custom order form to request pricing.

Can I add extra lines of information on the card?

Absolutely! Our templates are designed with simplicity in mind, so many of our sample photos are designed with minimal information. If you have additional information that you'd like on the card, we can add it for free – just let us know in the 'Additional Lines, Notes, or Customizations box during checkout and we'll make it happen!

What is Letterpress Printing? What makes it special?

Letterpress printing is an ancient printing technique that produces beautiful results that no modern technique can match. Letterpress printed materials are often recognized for the distinctive impression it makes into the paper. See a short video we made of the process or read More Details & History →

How long does it take to receive my cards?

Our estimated turnaround time is around two weeks. Our cards are all individually printed by hand, so our process takes time. If you need them for a specific meeting or event, please let us know. We can often accommodate. More Details.

Do you sell a card case?

Yes! During the checkout process, you'll have the opportunity to add a Hoban Cards tested and approved chipboard card case to your order for $10. See it and learn why we like it.

What kind of paper do you print on?

For all cards with white stock we use Neenah Cotton. A beautifully textured 100% cotton paper specifically manufactured for exemplifying the letterpress impression. Read More about why we love this paper.

Can I see a digital mockup of my card before it's printed?

Of course! During the checkout process you'll have the ability to request a free PDF proof of your card before they go to the press. Read more about the process.